Un député au cabinet d’instruction, un policier à la morgue

April 29, 2012
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Un député au cabinet d’instruction, un policier à la morgue

Le Nouvelliste: La mort du policier Walky Calixte paraît comme la goutte d’eau qui a fait déborder le vase. Silencieux depuis le décès en cascade de plusieurs de leurs confrères, les policiers sont sortis de leurs gonds et sont allés jusqu’á la grève. Le Parlement, cette fois, moins défensif, a autorisé le député indexé...
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Des policiers réclament justice pour Walky Calixte

April 29, 2012
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Des policiers réclament justice pour Walky Calixte

Le Nouvelliste:Plusieurs mouvements de contestation ont été organisés par des agents de la police en vue d’exiger justice pour leur frère d’armes, Walky Calixte, assassiné le 17 avril dernier. Ils ont réclamé l’arrestation du député de la première circonscription de Port-au-Prince, Rodriguez Séjour, suspecté d’être à l’origine de cet assassinat. Ils en ont profité...
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The cost of cholera in Haiti

April 29, 2012
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The cost of cholera in Haiti

Posted By: Bryan Chan Posted On: 6:29 p.m. | December 13, 2010 By Carolyn Cole, Los Angeles Times High in Haiti’s Saint Nicolas Mountains, six hours north of Port-au-Prince, the sky is a brilliant blue, and residents in the village of Bwaneufe live off the land with food to spare. There is no TV,...
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH TWO “NECKLACED” IN CARREFOUR IS THIS MARTELLY’S PROMISED SECURITY??

April 28, 2012
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH  TWO “NECKLACED” IN CARREFOUR  IS THIS MARTELLY’S PROMISED SECURITY??

April 27, 2012 Two alleged criminals were grabbed, by a mob and “Necklaced.” Even as they burned to death, the mob realized they were innocent, which was not much a help to those consumed by flames. Four others were also killed in the area. Martelly promised Security, for the Nation, when he campaigned. Unfortunately,...
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Charles Henry Baker Urges Haitian Government to Shed light on Corruption Charges-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 28, 2012
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Charles Henry Baker Urges Haitian Government to Shed light on Corruption Charges-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Friday, 27 April 2012 21:40 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht)-The chairman of the political party “Respect”, Charles Henry Baker, is worried because of the many abuses of the Haitian authorities. He deplored the absence of head of state which gives opportunity to other abuses. Among others, the Businessman condemns the refusal of ministers to answer a...
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After Charles Taylor, Justice for Haiti?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 26, 2012
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After Charles Taylor, Justice for Haiti?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Michael Deibert Posted: 04/26/2012 2:06 pm The conviction today by the International Criminal Court (ICC) of former Liberian president Charles Taylor for aiding and abetting war crimes committed in neighboring Sierra Leone — the first such conviction of a former head of state — is a welcome development for those seeking to hold politicians...
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Alstom signs two hydro contracts in Haiti and Ecuador

April 26, 2012
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Alstom signs two hydro contracts in Haiti and Ecuador

Paris, April 26, 2012 — Alstom has secured two separate hydro contracts in Latin America, representing a total amount of almost €60 million, for the refurbishment of a hydroelectric dam in Haiti and the development of a new power station in Ecuador. In Haiti, the $46 million contract signed with the federal electricity supplier...
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Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez returns after Cuba cancer care

April 26, 2012
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Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez returns after Cuba cancer care

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has returned home after 11 days in Cuba where he underwent further radiation treatment for cancer. He had surgery in February and has been shuttling back and forth between Caracas and Havana for treatment. Mr Chavez, 57, on Monday dismissed rumours that he had died as part of a psychological...
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A ray of hope for Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 26, 2012
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A ray of hope for Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

You could hardly argue that things have been going well lately for Haiti. Quite apart from being cruelly ravaged more than two years ago now by an earthquake from which it is still struggling to recover, more recently the Caribbean country’s president was struck down by a pulmonary embolism, while a rogue band of paramilitaries stormed parliament in his...
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Haiti Is First Nation to Become Member of the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) Consultative Group (CG) for a Second Term

April 26, 2012
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Haiti Is First Nation to Become Member of the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) Consultative Group (CG) for a Second Term

History-making move gives Haiti more direct access to GFDRR and the World Bank, which are critical partners in the development of a comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Agenda WASHINGTON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) Consultative Group (CG) has invited Haiti to become a Developing...
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Heavy rain causes up to 9 deaths in Haiti, forces evacuations of 11,000 in Dominican Republic

April 26, 2012
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Heavy rain causes up to 9 deaths in Haiti, forces evacuations of 11,000 in Dominican Republic

By Associated Press, Published: April 25 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Heavy rains drenching the Caribbean island of Hispaniola have caused mudslides and floods that killed up to nine people in Haiti and forced more than 11,000 people to flee their homes in the neighboring Dominican Republic, authorities said Wednesday. Marie Alta Jean-Baptiste of Haiti’s Civil Protection...
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MALÈ PANDYÉ SOUS PORT-AU-PRINCE ( HAÏTI ) !!!

April 26, 2012
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A noter que cette video a ete mise en ligne ce mois-ci, il s’agit donc d’une situation qui prevaut encore plus de deux ans apres le seisme. HAMSCO (Your Multi-Services Agency celebrating three decades of excellence) Travel Services, with HAMSCO TRAVEL Established since 1981 Income Tax, Immigration, Documents Translation, etc. 204 Taylor Street, Suite...
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Haiti president says he came close to death

April 25, 2012
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Haiti president says he came close to death

Haitian President Michel Martelly recounts near-death experience that landed him in a Miami hospital. He says he’s feeling better, waiting for doctors to give him green light to return to Haiti. By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Haitian President Michel Martelly said it’s by the grace of God that he is alive. “I didn’t die because...
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Haiti gov’t begins back pay plan to veterans-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 25, 2012
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Haiti gov’t begins back pay plan to veterans-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Fox News: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti –  A Haitian government effort Wednesday to register hundreds of veterans so they can receive pensions and back pay failed to demobilize a band of rogue soldiers whose presence is becoming an embarrassment to the Caribbean nation and its United Nations peacekeeping mission. The rogue group of ex-soldiers and their...
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Haitian downplays diplomatic spat

April 25, 2012
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Haitian downplays diplomatic spat

BY JULIAN RICHARDSON Assistant Business co-ordinator richardsonj@jamaicaobserver.com Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Jamaica Observer: A leading businessman from Haiti has downplayed the recent closure of the Haitian embassy in Jamaica and any adverse impact that may have on trade relations between the two countries. Haiti withdrew its diplomatic agents three weeks ago, leading to suspicion...
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TORRENTIAL RAIN FLOODS 2 YEAR OLD TENT CAMPS

April 25, 2012
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TORRENTIAL RAIN FLOODS 2 YEAR OLD TENT CAMPS

April 24, 2012 It is 11 P.M. and torrential rain is sweeping the Port-au-Prince area. Already street are flowing with deep water that washes large boulders with it as it rushes down the hillsides. Cars and trucks plow through this fast-moving sea of water. Many have been trapped as their engines drowned. Low lying...
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US officials to look into reports that Dominican sugar workers abused in violation of treaty

April 25, 2012
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US officials to look into reports that Dominican sugar workers abused in violation of treaty

Washington Post: SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The U.S. government is looking into allegations that Dominican sugar growers use child labor and keep workers in slave-like conditions as a possible violation of a free trade agreement, officials said Tuesday. A delegation from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Trade and Labor Affairs is...
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Haiti: An alleged policeman murderer’s corpse under orders of Justice

April 25, 2012
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Haiti: An alleged policeman murderer’s corpse under orders of Justice

Tuesday, 24 April 2012 13:48 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht)- The corpse of one of the alleged murderers of police Walky Calixte was placed under the orders of justice during the past weekend, according to Jean Renel Senatus. The government commissioner in Port-au-Prince has promised that justice will soon shed light on the assassination, which sparked...
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Haiti-Police-Strike: Disciplinary measures planned against the strikers-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 24, 2012
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Haiti-Police-Strike: Disciplinary measures planned against the strikers-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Tuesday, 24 April 2012 14:28 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht)- The Minister of Justice and Public Safety, Michel Brunache, and the Director General of the National Police of Haiti, Mario Andresol (photo), raised the possibility of punishing the police strike of April 23 under the principles of ethics. Michel Brunache told the press that “if police...
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Haiti rogue force refuses to disband-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 24, 2012
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Haiti rogue force refuses to disband-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By EVENS SANON Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A rogue band of armed men pushing for revival of Haiti’s military are refusing to disband and clear out of old military bases, the leaders of the group said Tuesday, despite repeated orders from the government. In a news conference at an army barracks just outside...
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